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A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.
Terry Pratchett

There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.
Lou Reed

I've often wondered about people that come to the profession [acting] late in life. I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade. I watched a play being performed by the third grade class, and it was... magic.
William Christopher

A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
Caroline Gordon

Thus does the Beeb ease the English into another gray familiar day, another half-century of magic mystic rays.
Francis X Clines

If we are to have magical bodies, we must have magical minds.
Dr Wayne Dyer

The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

I know it's going to be just magical [and almost certainly going to be over quickly - on playing Sharapova]
Casey Dellacqua

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
Tom Peters

The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it's almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology.
Martin Puryear

The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
David Copperfield

Music is the strongest form of magic.
Marilyn Manson

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes just be an illusion
Javan

Briggsy's performances down the years have been pure magic. If they could bottle his ability and sell if at drama schools they'd make a fortune. [on news actor Johnny Briggs was to be axed]
Lynne Perrie

It's only in innocence you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.
Sean Penn

'And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.'
Roald Dahl

Sometimes happiness is a blessing, but generally it is a conquest. Each day's magic moment helps
Paulo Coelho

I was on holiday and passed an amusement arcade where it was playing on the jukebox [Diana by Paul Anka].

There was a magic to it that made me want to be a part of the world it came from.
Bob Harris

Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life.
Jane Seymour

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
Thomas J Peters

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
Daniel Burnham

The jazz trombone is a magical experience particularly to hear and listen too.
John Jensen

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Earl Nightingale

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
Blaine Lee

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Jim Rohn

My parents are responsible for the two things I like doing most - driving and magic tricks. They bought me my first go-kart and a magician's kit.
Fernando Alonso

At the moment we've only got 16 first-team players and my initials stand for Mick McCarthy, not Merlin the Magician [the new Wolves manager gets the excuses in early!]
Mick McCarthy

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W Clement Stone

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?
J B Priestley

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.
Gail Lumet Buckley

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Eden Phillpotts

Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
Jackie Kennedy

In a world full of audio visual marvels, may words matter to you and be full of magic.
Godfrey Smith

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.
Stanley Kubrick

Hehe! That's magic!
Paul Daniels

Marlon [Brando] is such a pure piece of animal flesh. He's pan-sexual, beyond normalcy of any kind. Once in a whlie, he'll give you a few minutes of his special genius - magic time.
Roy Scheider

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie

The magic of a face.
Thomas Carew

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz

Poetry is a kind of magic that very few can create and even fewer can truly understand and appreciate in all its glory.
Dennis Gabor

Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C Clarke

There is a lot of comedy in magic, and magic going wrong, and also it is a dramatic subject.
J K Rowling

Sinatra created a kind of magic. You want those people to be part of your life.
Gloria Vanderbilt

Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

A piece of writing is like a piece of magic. You create something out of nothing.
Susanna Clarke

Giving 'Magic' the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Knan a horse. Devastation. Havoc.
Jim Murray

Harry Potter has been a fantastic experience and the fact it has made stars of us all is unbelievable at times - it really is magic of a sort.
Rupert Grint

A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore.
Terry Brooks

When you start writing the magic comes when the characters seem to take on a life of their own and write the words for themselves.
Alice Hoffman



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